Using tables & SmartArt in PowerPoint 365

PowerPoint Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 38m 35s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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PowerPoint is all about presenting information in a clear and intuitive way. What better way to visually communicate data and complex ideas than through tables and diagrams? In this course, you will learn how to insert and format tables in your presentation. You will see how to insert them from outside sources like Excel, create them from scratch in PowerPoint, and modify their layout and style. In addition, you will discover an essential PowerPoint design element: the SmartArt graphic. SmartArt allows you to create diagrams and other visual layouts to illustrate complex ideas. Find out all about how to use and format this handy tool in this course! This course aligns with the objectives of Exam MO-310: Microsoft PowerPoint (Microsoft 365 Apps). Would you like hands-on practice? Go to the Course Contents pane or the Resources section of the course and download the sample files to follow along with select videos.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in the using tables & smartart in powerpoint 365 course
    Create and insert tables
    Import tables
    Modify table layout
    Modify table design
  • Format text inside of tables
    Create smartart graphics
    Add text and shapes to smartart graphics
    Modify smartart shapes
    Format smartart graphics

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m
    This video outlines the key content covered in the Using tables & SmartArt in PowerPoint 365 course, including importing tables from outside sources, changing table design and layout, and formatting SmartArt graphics. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 41s
    Tables can help you present content and data in a succinct, easy-to read format. Tables can be created directly in PowerPoint in several ways. In this video, you will see how to insert tables by specifying the number of rows and columns, create a table using the Draw Table tool, input data, and navigate between cells using your keyboard. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Create and insert tables. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Importing tables in PowerPoint 365
    5m 9s
    In addition to creating tables in PowerPoint, you can add them from different external sources, including Word and Excel. It's also possible to embed or link a worksheet so that data that is entered or modified in Excel will automatically update in PowerPoint. Find out how to paste, embed, and link tables in this video. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Create and insert tables. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Changing table layout in PowerPoint 365
    4m 58s
    Once you have inserted a table in PowerPoint, you can modify its layout to better present your data. In this video, you will see how to select, insert, and remove table columns and rows. In addition, you will see how to resize tables as well as how to split and merge cells. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Insert and delete table rows and columns. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Changing table design in PowerPoint 365
    3m 53s
    Like other visual elements in PowerPoint, tables can be styled to incorporate different borders, fills, and effects. You can also select special design options affecting the appearance of your columns and rows. In this video, you will learn how to specify table options, apply pre-set table styles, and format table borders. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Apply built-in table styles. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Formatting text in tables in PowerPoint 365
    4m 7s
    Once you have applied your table design, you can modify the text inside to help your labels and data stand out. In addition to regular text formatting, WordArt Quick Styles can be used to make your text more visually appealing. In this video, you will discover how to use WordArt Quick Styles, edit WordArt, and align the text within your table. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Apply built-in table styles. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint 365
    2m 28s
    SmartArt graphics are visual layouts and diagrams that allow you to illustrate ideas and relationships. PowerPoint comes equipped with a wide variety of SmartArt layouts of different types. In this video, you will see how to insert a blank SmartArt template and convert a bulleted list into a SmartArt graphic. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objectives: Insert SmartArt graphics; and Convert between SmartArt graphics and lists. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Adding text & shapes to SmartArt in PowerPoint 365
    3m 41s
    Text and shapes are the basic ingredients of SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint. In this video, you will see how to edit your SmartArt graphics by adding text and shapes via the SmartArt Graphic Design tab and the Text pane. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Add and modify SmartArt graphic content. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Managing SmartArt shapes in PowerPoint 365
    4m 48s
    After you had created a SmartArt graphic, you may need to reorganize it to more accurately communicate information. In PowerPoint, it is possible to change the hierarchy of SmartArt elements, manually move shapes, reverse the order of elements, or remove them from the graphic altogether. See how to modify the layout of your SmartArt graphics in this video. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Add and modify SmartArt graphic content. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Formatting SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint 365
    3m 50s
    In PowerPoint, you can format your SmartArt graphic's appearance to make it more visually appealing. You can change your graphic's color scheme and apply a particular style to the whole graphic or to individual shapes. Find out how to style and format SmartArt in this video. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Add and modify SmartArt graphic content. FREE ACCESS

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